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Jan 09 2014
For two years, President Obama has boasted that he accomplished what his predecessor had not. “I ended the war in Iraq,” he has told audience after audience. But a resurgence by Islamic militants in western Iraq has reminded the world that the war is anything but over.New York Times (News)
Sep 28 2012
President Obama has restored Americas standing across the globe and kept his promise to be a strong and responsible leader on foreign policy.Barack Obama
Sep 06 2013
For members of Congress a vote to authorize the use of military force in Syria may be a vote to go it alone - politically.Politico
Mar 19 2020
Seventeen years ago, the U.S. and some of its allies launched an illegal invasion for the express purpose of overthrowing the Iraqi government using the bogus justification of eliminating “weapons of mass destruction” that did not exist. This magazine was founded in 2002 in large part to oppose that war and the destructive, hubristic foreign policy ideas that fueled it. Seventeen years later,The American Conservative
Mar 17 2018
It’s hard to teach history that isn’t quite history yet.HuffPost
Aug 16 2016
The Republican presidential nominee spun stories about the events surrounding September 11 to demonstrate his mettle. Does it matter that much of it was fiction?The Atlantic
May 19 2015
As 2016 presidential hopefuls continue to weigh in on the Iraq War, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has put forward his noninterventionist view, implying a direct contrast with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.
"We've had the same question repeatedly: is it a good idea to go in and topple a secular dictator and try to build a nation?" Paul said On CNN's "New Day" Tuesday morning. "Every time we'veNewsmax (News)
May 13 2015
Twelve years since the United States invaded Iraq, the war remains a quagmire for Republicans who have an eye on the presidency.
Following former Gov. Jeb Bush’s remarks — which he later tried to clarify and play down — that he would have authorized the same war that his brother, President George W. Bush, waged to topple Saddam Hussein, other White House hopefuls in his party in theNew York Times (News)
May 15 2015
More than a decade after it began, the war in Iraq is still tying American politicians in knots, posing awkward questions for 2016 presidential candidates of both parties.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, after recasting his answers to questions about the war during the past few days, tried to put the issue to rest Thursday by saying he wouldn’t, in hindsight, have supported the invasionWall Street Journal (News)
Jan 21 2015
American Sniper, Clint Eastwood's love letter to decorated, real-life Iraq war sniper Chris Kyle, is dominating America's box offices. But does this movie, much of which portrays intense ground combat in Iraqi cities, have anything to say about the war itself?
The film's star, Bradley Cooper, insists the film is "not a political discussion about war." But viewers of American Sniper areVox